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7-12 Diller-Odell Online Art Show

Diller -Odell Art students spent a busy three quarters working on their art projects.  I wanted to share their beautiful work with the community and to recognize students who received awards for their artwork.  Awards include . . .

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Last Chance Yearbook Orders

The company that we use to create the yearbook as extended their purchase deadline!  If you would still like to purchase a yearbook for $50, please contact Mrs. Bohling at lmorris@dillerodell.org by May 22nd.  You can mail a check . . .

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Recycling Crew

The Diller-Odell Recycling crew works hard to get recycled materials delivered downtown.

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Robotic Competition

The Diller Odell 7th Grade Exploratory Science class taught by Mr. Garcia, competed in the ESU 5 Robotic Competition on March 11, 2020. The team had to design a robot that was based off of an R/C car. The Robot had to maneuver a . . .

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Strength and Conditioning Classes

Starting in the 2018-2019 school year we were able to have five different Strength and Conditioning classes throughout the school day. In March of 2019 the Athletic Department was able to purchase an app called TeamBuildr to better unify the . . .

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Annual Staff Making Progress on Yearbook

The Diller-Odell Annual Staff has had a productive third quarter.  They have been busy working on layouts and meeting deadlines, while taking numerous pictures at various sports contests and activities.  During February, yearbook . . .

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Trick Videography

The Scientific Technologies class took a little bit of time to play around with some trick videography.  The following 30 second clip shows some of the fun that the class was able to have with the project.  

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Pioneer Conference Art Show

  The Pioneer Conference Art Show was held at Diller-Odell High School during the Conference Basketball games. Diller-Odell senior student Sierra received one first place medal for ceramics, third place for ceramics and . . .

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Hello Griffin Nation!

Griffins:  Thank you for all your hard work and dedication throughout the first semester and into the second semester.  I am so honored to be your principal; you make me proud to be a Diller-Odell Griffin!  I am grateful . . .

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Students Attend Striv Winter Conference

      On Tuesday, February 4th Mr. Larsen and six of the Striv students attended the Striv Winter Conference at Midland University.  There were 260 students from around Nebraska that attended the . . .

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Yearbook Scentsy Fundraiser

The Yearbook Scentsy fundraiser was a success!  Kristie Sutton, Scentsy Director, presented members of the yearbook staff a check for $1,139.80.  The fundraiser was a joint effort involving FBLA and the yearbook . . .

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Independent Living Thanksgiving Dinner

The Independent Living class prepared a Thanksgiving lunch.  They each invited one teacher and were asked to share why they were grateful for that teacher.  

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Business Communication Students Experience Mock Interviews

     The Business Communications class traveled to Beatrice on Tuesday, December 10, to participate in Mock Interviews. Students participating were Daylin Craw, Ava Lovitt, Madeline Swanson, and Xavier Jones.  Multiple . . .

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Students Attend Leadership Summit

A group of eight students, representing freshman, sophomores, and juniors attended a leadership summit along with Mr. Arnold and Mr. Mezger at Lincoln North Star High School on Friday, November 22nd.  The day was filled with speakers . . .

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Students Tour Beatrice Businesses

On November 6th, 2019, three sophomore students and Ms. Smith toured four businesses in Beatrice.  The students had the opportunity to tour Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center, Worldlawn, Landmark Snacks, and Good . . .

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Art Trip to Celebrate Creativity

On 10-23-19 Diller-Odell Art traveled to Omaha, Nebraska to Celebrate Creativity.  Students participated in art, music, dance, acting, and martial arts workshops.  They toured the Joclyn Art Museum and also listened to the . . .

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Art Students Create Digital Art

3rd hour Art I students are learning about using a digital camera and using Photoshop to create a work of art from the camera.  The class cut stencils and then took photos using natural light to create a strong image on . . .

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Eighth Grade American History

The 8 th Graders are beginning to learn the history of all the U.S. Presidents in Social Studies class.  They study and memorize the Presidents in numerical order, and they do so four at a time.  The students learn a rhyme to . . .

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The New Brew Crew

  The new members of The Brew Crew 2019/20 consist of Hunter, Zach, and Bradley. They have been busy this quarter working hard on filling orders for staff at Diller Odell High School.  The students have a variety of . . .

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Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

The Physics class is learning about forces and how balanced forces affect motion and unbalanced forces affect motion.  Here, two students are testing the effects on the brick during acceleration versus going at a constant speed by . . .

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Mr. Garcia's Science Classes

Mr. Garcia's science classes are off to a great start. They have been discussing a number of topics this year. A highlight of the Chemistry class for quarter 1 was getting to tie-dye clothing as part of a lab while discussing . . .

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Independent Living Kitchen Inventory Project

The Independent Living class has been busy working on a kitchen inventory project.  It was determined that the current "Home Economics" kitchen is outdated and in need of new supplies.  The class came up with a list . . .

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7th and 8th Graders Compete at Jefferson County Spelling Bee

On Thursday, October 3rd ten 7th and 8th graders participated in the Jefferson County Spelling Bee which was held at Fairbury High School.  After all the spelling was over two Diller-Odell students finished in the top 10. . . .

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Gaming in Math Skills 7

The Math Skills 7 class learned the Game of Set recently.  The online game of visual perception uses 12 cards and players must make sets of three cards where each of the cards' features are all the same or all different on each . . .

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Diller-Odell on Striv Sports

  This year marks the first year that Diller-Odell Schools will Livestream school events on StrivTv.  StrivTv is a company that hosts a website for school to be able to Livestream their events online. This year Mr. Larsen is . . .

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Yearbook Ad Sales

The yearbook staff sold ads the week of August 19 in Beatrice, Fairbury, and Hanover.  The group worked hard to raise funds for the upcoming yearbook.  The students were somewhat successful with sales, and hope to gain more income . . .

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